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Curly oak leaf Kate Nolan

Leaf Matters with Kate Nolan

  Painting a single leaf is a wonderful way to play with watercolour and botanical illustration. There is no end to ...

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Preparing Your Artwork for Exhibition with Kate Nolan

  A short course on ways to prepare a successful entry for Exhibition . This two-day course will go through all those ...

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Wings Dianne Emery

Ephemera: Collecting and Painting with Dianne Emery

  Many botanical and natural history artists build their own personal collections of found objects: seed pods, cones, shells, nests, dead ...

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Mali Moir

Too Many Little Flowers? Coloured Pencil Workshop with Mali Moir

  Watercolour pencils! Just right for those small and complex flowering racemes you love but dread to attempt in traditional watercolour ...

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Fundamentals of Drawing with Elkan and Wardrop

    Through a series of exercises, Catherine Wardrop and Lesley Elkan, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust illustrators, will take you through ...

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Painting Workshop with Susannah Blaxill

For Botanical Paintings to lift off the page, it is important to understand colour, tone and hue, what makes subjects ...

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Drawing Workshop with Susannah Blaxill

  In this workshop, fine pencil techniques will be demonstrated and practiced so that students are able to produce fine graphite ...

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Painting Workshop with Susannah Blaxill

For Botanical Paintings to lift off the page, it is important to understand colour, tone and hue, what makes subjects ...

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Drawing Workshop with Susannah Blaxill

In this workshop, fine pencil techniques will be demonstrated and practiced so that students are able to produce fine graphite ...

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World Wide Exhibition of Botanical Art 2018 'Linking people to plants through botanical art '

In May 2018 the Botanical Art Society of Australia, (BASA) as part of a world-wide exhibition of botanical art, will ...

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Documentary on six Australian Botanical artists, produced by Botanical artist David Reynolds Bota

Over the past two and a half years David has been writing, directing and filming an hour long documentary on ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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Future BASA Exhibitions

Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
31 August – 11 September 2017 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

 

STOP PRESS !  WORLDWIDE BOTANICAL ART EXHIBITION – May 2018

A worldwide collaboration linking people to plants through contemporary botanical art will be held in May 2018. Exhibition venues in over 16 countries around the world will all hold special events on May 18, 2018 – a Worldwide Day of Botanical Art following the sun from venue to venue. The Exhibition in Australia will be held in Canberra  . <read more>

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day
12:00 am
  In this workshop, fine pencil techniques will be demonstrated and practiced so that students are able to produce fine graphite drawings. The expressive medium of ink will also be explored in rendering botanical subjects[...]
Nov 25 – Nov 28 all-day
12:00 am
For Botanical Paintings to lift off the page, it is important to understand colour, tone and hue, what makes subjects come forward in the painting or recede, what elements go together to form a successful[...]
Too Many Little Flowers? Coloured Pencil Workshop with Mali Moir @ Whirling Room | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
  Watercolour pencils! Just right for those small and complex flowering racemes you love but dread to attempt in traditional watercolour techniques. Watercolour pencils are a wonderful solution: they easily render small, tight areas, are[...]
Jan 15 – Jan 17 all-day
Ephemera: Collecting and Painting with Dianne Emery @ Whirling Room Studio | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
  Many botanical and natural history artists build their own personal collections of found objects: seed pods, cones, shells, nests, dead or live insects, skulls or dried leaves. Often anything that takes their fancy and[...]
Jan 18 – Jan 19 all-day
12:00 am
  A short course on ways to prepare a successful entry for Exhibition . This two-day course will go through all those little things such as how to flatten your paper if it has buckled,[...]
Jan 22 – Jan 25 all-day
Leaf Matters with Kate Nolan @ Whirling Room | South Yarra | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
  Painting a single leaf is a wonderful way to play with watercolour and botanical illustration. There is no end to the ways in which leaves can be arranged on paper, from slightly abstract to[...]
Feb 8 – Feb 9 all-day
Fundamentals of Drawing with Elkan and Wardrop @ Maiden Theatre | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
    Through a series of exercises, Catherine Wardrop and Lesley Elkan, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust illustrators, will take you through the fundamentals of producing the perfect tonal drawing. Covering proportion, perspective, foreshortening, composition and tone, students[...]
12:00 am
Open to intermediate and advanced students. Make your Colours Sing with the Birds and the Bees for more information visit:-   www.fayboydsfineartschool.com https://www.facebook.com/fayboydsfineartschool/ Instagram – fayboydsfineartschool
12:00 am
  Honeyeaters and Flowering Gum in Pencil, Colour Pencil and Graphite for more information visit:- 02 6643 1528 0428180754 www.fayboydsfineartschool.com https://www.facebook.com/fayboydsfineartschool/ Instagram – fayboydsfineartschool
Apr 15 – Apr 19 all-day
12:00 am
  Botanical Art for Beginners This workshop will introduce the fundamentals of botanical drawing for more information visit:- 02 6643 1528 0428180754 www.fayboydsfineartschool.com https://www.facebook.com/fayboydsfineartschool/ Instagram – fayboydsfineartschool
12:00 am
In May 2018 the Botanical Art Society of Australia, (BASA) as part of a world-wide exhibition of botanical art, will hold a juried exhibition in Canberra of flora native to Australia. It will be synchronized[...]